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Knicks fire head coach Woodson

The dismissal comes after the Knicks completed a 37-45 season that began with them believing they were a serious contender.

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World Cup to kick up prices in inflation-weary Brazil

As if unfinished stadiums and crowded airports weren't enough, the World Cup will give Brazilian policymakers another headache.

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Ailing Craig Sager’s son fills on NBA sidelines

WATCH: Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has a message for the longtime NBA sideline reporter.

lebron

today

Monday’s Sports Minute

Champs open NBA playoff three-peat run with win, "Hurrican" Carter has died, and more.

blackhawks

today

Blackhaws’ Seabrook suspended for 3 games

Defenseman Brent Seabrook was suspended by the National Hockey League for a violent hit to the head on St. Louis Blues David Backes.

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yesterday

Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, wrongly convicted of murder, dead

The boxer's imprisonment, and battle to free him, are immortalized in the Bob Dylan song "Hurricane" and the film of the same name, starring Denzel Washington.

craig

Friday

Sportscaster Craig Sager battling leukaemia

The longtime sideline reporter is in the fight of his life.

blackhawks

Friday

This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Friday

Friday’s Sports Minute

Blues and Avs work overtime, Wainwright beats error-prone Nats, and more.

lebron

Friday

Heat playoff run could decide James’ future in Miami

Anything less than a third consecutive NBA title could lead to the breakup of their Big Three.

mariners

Friday

South Korean MLB prospect Choi banned for doping

Seattle Mariners prospect Ji-man Choi has been suspended for 50 games.

durant

Thursday

Thursday’s Sports Minute

The Thunder secure No. 2 seed, the Cubs' visit to Yankee Stadium doesn't go well, and more.

bucks

Thursday

Wall Street fund managers buy Milwaukee Bucks

Hedge fund managers are buying the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million, becoming the latest Wall Street financiers to own a sports club.

soccer

Thursday

Atlanta awarded MLS expansion team

Atlanta has landed a Major League Soccer expansion team that will play beginning in 2017 in the city's new open-air stadium.

lorde

Wednesday

Lorde meets Hall of Famer who inspired ‘Royals’

The singer behind the hit meets the real-life Royal that inspired her song.

sharper

Wednesday

Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona

Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper are challenging the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on sexual-assault charges in Arizona.

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Wednesday

Pistorius trial: Judge sets 2-week adjournment

The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius plans to adjourn for more than two weeks after Thursday.

brewers

Wednesday

Wednesday Sports Minute

Clippers keep pressure on Thunder, Knicks top Nets, Cards shut down Brewers, and more.

phelps

Wednesday

Phelps’s return to swimming shrugged off by fellow Olympians

The news that Michael Phelps was returning to the pool with an eye toward the 2016 Olympics was greeted with a big yawn by fellow swimmers.

boston

Tuesday

Gratitude, defiance marks Boston bombing memorial

The city and the nation mark the first anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.

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Wildland Fire Academy To Start

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As fears of wildfires flare with dry conditions in many parts of the state, the seventh annual Nebraska Wildland Fire Academy is scheduled to begin this coming weekend and run through early May.

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Microsoft To Build West Des Moines

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Microsoft has been identified as the company behind another big economic development project in West Des Moines. The company will…

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Pipeline Stalled

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State Department officials say they will not move on the Keystone XL oil pipeline due to the legal wrangling over the route through Nebraska.

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It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week

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This is Severe Weather Awareness Week across South Dakota. It’s mostly used as a reminder of what weather terms, like…

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Larson Hopes To Bring Back Electoral College Bill

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A bill that would have joined Nebraska to a Presidential vote compact was withdrawn from debate in the last weeks of the session.